Linaria vulgaris


Common Name: Toadflax, Common Toadflax

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Scrophulariaceae (family name)
Forage for Pollinators: Pollen and Nectar is produced for mainly Short and Long-tongued Bumblebees, particularly Bombus pascuorum, and Solitary bees such as Mason bees and Wool-carder bees.
Flowering time: June, July, August, September, October.
Growing information: NATIVE PERENNIAL WILDFLOWER growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.6 m (2ft in), and suits poor, sandy, well-drained soil, ideal in a rockery or gravel garden and can form attractive clumps. An extremely attractive plant with two-tone yellow snapdragon-like flowers, it is a familiar native. It has a long history of herbal use, acting mainly on the liver and was once widely used as a diuretic for treating oedema.